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A full-featured, multi-language, Gtk-based control panel targeted toward IceWM

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LATEST NEWS [8/18/2004]: IceWMCP version 3.2 is now available. This release patches bugs that many users of Python 2.3 experienced. Support has been added for the latest features of IceWM 1.2.14 / 1.2.15. A French translation has been added, and the Russian translation has been updated. The IceMe menu editor now saves non-English characters in the menu file correctly. A big THANK YOU to the following people: French Translation Added By - Yves Perraudin (yploglib ['at'], Rgis Dcamps (decamps ['at'], and Simon Gauthier (joy3k ['at'] Russian Translation Updates By - Vasya a.k.a Vasiliy Leushin (basileus ['at'] Thank you all for your hard work and patience with me. :-)   DOWNLOAD   List of New Features
LATEST NEWS [8/18/2004]: The following applications have just been released: IcePref2 3.4, IcePref2 Theme Designer 3.2, PhrozenClock 3.2, IceSoundManager 3.2, GtkPCCard 1.6, and IceWMCP Tray Icon Plug-in 0.2   Download

IceWM Control Panel: IcePref2 Theme Designer
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ONE OF IceWMCP's NEW TOOLS! The IcePref2 Theme Designer is the first truly usable IceWM theme designer and editor. It is based on IcePref2, and features full drag-and-drop support for icons, background images, and cursors. In addition, IcePref2 Theme Designer features automatic creation of 'preview.jpg' images, allowing other users of your theme to easily preview your theme in IcePref2. You can open existing IceWM themes for editing, or create your own theme from scratch. You can also associate .theme files with IcePref2 Theme Designer in any file manager. All of these great features come bundled into a comfortable, familiar user interface with the stability only IcePref2 can offer.




HELP: IceWM Control Panel (IceWMCP) IcePref2 Theme Designer

The IceWM Control Panel (IceWMCP) IcePref2 Theme Designer tool allows you to easily create and modify themes for IceWM . This help text contains only the most basic information needed to use IcePref2 Theme Designer .

IcePref2 Theme Designer
The IcePref2 Theme Designer main window divides all of the features available in an IceWM theme into self-explanatory categories , such as 'Address Bar', 'Menus', and 'Task Bar' . To jump quickly from category to another, select File -> Category on the Theme Designer menu . Before you can do anything useful with the Theme Designer, you must either open an existing theme or create a new theme .

Opening Theme Files
To open an existing IceWM theme file for editing, select File -> Open.. . on the menu, or press Ctrl+O on your keyboard . Select the theme file you wish to open, then click 'OK' .

Creating A New Theme
To create a new IceWM theme, select File -> New Theme.. . on the menu, or press Ctrl+N on your keyboard . A new window will open . Type a name for the theme in the area Theme Name: . Type your own name (or alias) in the area Theme Author: . If you wish, you may also type your e-mail address in the Theme Author: area . Type a short description of the theme in the area Theme Description: . You should now select the directory where the theme file will be stored by clicking the 'folder' button in the Directory: area . Please be sure that you have permission to save files in the directory you have selected . Click the OK button . Your new theme will be created .

Saving The Theme
Before exiting the program, you should be sure to save any changes you have made to your IceWM theme by selecting File -> Save on the menu or by pressing Ctrl+S on your keyboard . You may also save your theme by clicking the Save button on the bottom left side of the IcePref2 Theme Designer screen .

You may run several other tools for configuring IceWM by clicking Tools on the IcePref2 Theme Designer menu . Select the tool you wish to run .

Exiting the Program
To exit the program, click File -> Exit IcePref2 Theme Designer on the menu, or press Ctrl+Q on your keyboard . You may also exit the program by clicking the Exit button, found on the bottom right of the IcePref2 Theme Designer screen .

Checking for New Versions of the Software
To check for a newer version of the program click File -> Check for newer versions of this program.. . on the menu, or press Ctrl+U on your keyboard . This feature requires a working connection to the internet .

Launching Random Programs
You may launch a random program on your system by clicking File -> Run.. . on the menu, or press Ctrl+R on your keyboard .

Reporting Problems
You may report problems using this software by clicking Help -> Send A Bug Report.. . on the menu, or press F5 on your keyboard . You will be shown detailed instructions to guide you through the short process .

IceWM Control Panel is Copyright (c) 2002-2005 by Erica Andrews (PhrozenSmoke ['at']
See the license and copyright documents for more legal information regarding this software.

Last Update: 04/29/2005
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